Ransom Grade School

  • Ransom Grade School serves 89 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ransom Grade School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Ransom Grade School's student population of 89 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students89 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ransom Grade School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ransom Grade School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1931 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
93%
48%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.130.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAllen-Otter Creek CCSD 65 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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